Binge Break: The Best Shows to Watch Over Spring Break

Noelle Walker

Ah, Spring Break. The time specifically set aside for vacations, beaches and friends-for some of us that is. For the rest of us, it is a time to sleep in, lay in bed all day and hang out with our true love: Netflix.

However, finding the perfect show can be hard. How are you supposed to find a show that works for you when there are so many to choose from? If you need help starting off, I’ve compiled 8 shows that are sure to have you hooked in no time.

Riverdale (2 Seasons-Currently on Season 2)


Ever seen a brooding Cole Sprouse with black hair? Here’s your chance.

Netflix Description: While navigating the troubled waters of sex, romance, school and family, teen Archie and his gang become entangled in a dark Riverdale mystery.

The Office (U.S. 9 Seasons)


This show grows on you. Once you learn how to love Michael, the boss, you’ll soon be laughing your butt off.

Netflix Description: This hit comedy chronicles the foibles of disgruntled office workers – led by deluded boss Michael Scott – at the Dunder Mifflin paper company.

Friends (10 Seasons)


Find out where the famous line “How you doin’?” comes from.

Netflix Description: This hit sitcom follows the merry misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan.

Dexter (8 Seasons)


A serial killer working for the police? As the saying goes, “that’s the pot calling the kettle black.”

IMDb Description: By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.

New Girl (6 Seasons)


This hilarious show will have you hooked in no time.

Netflix Description: Still rebounding from a breakup, Jessica Day moves in with three single guys, all of whom are ready to help her understand the ways of the world.

Jane the Virgin (4 Seasons)


Narrated like a soap opera, this show will have you laughing out loud while following the mishaps of Jane Villanueva’s life.

Netflix Description: After vowing to remain chaste until marriage, Jane Villanueva learns she’s pregnant due to a medical slip-up and has to rethink her future.

Scream the TV Series (2 Seasons)


This is so much better than just a regular horror movie. With a TV Show, you slowly learn to love the characters, but you also know that they are all unreliable at the same time. It will have you questioning if your favorite character is the killer or the next victim.

IMDb Description: A serialized/anthology series that follows a group of teenagers being targeted by a masked serial killer.

Teen Wolf (6 Seasons)


When the main character, Scott McCall, gets turned into a werewolf, he has to learn to navigate this along with high school and his new girlfriend–who just happens to be in a family of werewolf hunters.

IMDb Description: A somewhat awkward teen is attacked by a werewolf and inherits the curse himself, as well as the enemies that come with it.

All in all, each one of these shows has something good to offer. Whether you’re looking for a mystery or a comedy, there is sure to be a show here to fit your interests.